Images and press material

The Helsinki Festival image and text database contains images and background information on the performers and events. Media may reproduce the contents of these pages with news, articles, social media postings and other editorial content related to the Helsinki Festival or its exhibitions or events. The contents must not be altered. Remember to refer to Helsinki Festival as a source of the contents, and to give credit to an image’s photographer. Ask for the username/password:


Helsinki Festival media accreditation starts 1 June and closes 3 August 2018. We will contact you by 8 August via e-mail to the addresses provided (please include your own and your commissioning editor’s e-mail address). Please note that all accreditation requests submitted after Aug 3rd will be subject to availability and a three day processing period.

It is Helsinki Festival policy only to accredit those undertaking professional activities during the festival. We therefore ask that you submit details of the scope of your commission with your application. If you are a freelancer, please include details of all your commissions.

Photography permits are generally only granted for Huvila festival tent. For filming or photography access at other venues and events, please contact us well in advance.


For more information please contact:

Press officer Laura Gottleben, tel. +358 50 468 7243, e-mail: